Renee L Baillargeon, Alumni Distinguished Professor

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

1985

Object permanence in five-month-old infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Spelke, E. S. & Wasserman, S., 1985, In : Cognition. 20, 3, p. 191-208 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Object Permanence
experiment
interpretation
1986
infant
event
Architectural Accessibility
experiment
ability
1987

Letter to the editor

Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1987, In : Cognition. 26, 2, p. 189-190 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Letters to the Editor

Object Permanence in 3 1/2- and 4 1/2-Month-Old Infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Sep 1987, In : Developmental psychology. 23, 5, p. 655-664 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
interpretation

Where's the rabbit? 5.5-month-old infants' representation of the height of a hidden object

Baillargeon, R. L. & Graber, M., Oct 1987, In : Cognitive Development. 2, 4, p. 375-392 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rabbits
Play and Playthings
Research

Young infants' reasoning about the physical and spatial properties of a hidden object

Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1987, In : Cognitive Development. 2, 3, p. 179-200 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
1988

Evidence of Location Memory in 8-Month-Old Infants in a Nonsearch AB Task

Baillargeon, R. L. & Graber, M., Jul 1988, In : Developmental psychology. 24, 4, p. 502-511 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
evidence
Aptitude
Hand
Diamond
1989

Location memory in 8-month-old infants in a non-search AB task: Further evidence

Baillargeon, R. L., Devos, J. & Graber, M., Oct 1989, In : Cognitive Development. 4, 4, p. 345-367 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Hand
Research Personnel

Task constraints and infant grip configurations

Newell, K. M., Scully, D. M., McDonald, P. V. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1989, In : Developmental psychobiology. 22, 8, p. 817-831 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Strength
Information Systems
Psychological Adaptation
Child Development
1990

Is the top object adequately supported by the bottom object? young infants' understanding of support relations

Baillargeon, R. L. & Hanko-Summers, S., Jan 1990, In : Cognitive Development. 5, 1, p. 29-53 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length and Distance: Do Preschoolers Think That Occlusion Brings Things Together?

Miller, K. F. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1990, In : Developmental psychology. 26, 1, p. 103-114 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
Language
mathematics
language

Why do young infants fail to search for hidden objects?

Baillargeon, R. L., Graber, M., Devos, J. & Black, J., Sep 1990, In : Cognition. 36, 3, p. 255-284 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
toy
infant
event
Hand
1991

Object Permanence in Young Infants: Further Evidence

Baillargeon, R. L. & DeVos, J., Dec 1991, In : Child development. 62, 6, p. 1227-1246 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Daucus carota
evidence
experiment
Play and Playthings

Reasoning about the height and location of a hidden object in 4.5- and 6.5-month-old infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1991, In : Cognition. 38, 1, p. 13-42 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
experiment
event
ability
present
1993

Body scale and infant grip configurations

Newell, K. M., McDonald, P. V. & Baillargeon, R. L., May 1993, In : Developmental psychobiology. 26, 4, p. 195-205 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Strength
Hand
Nuclear Family

Intuitions about support in 4.5-month-old infants

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., May 1993, In : Cognition. 47, 2, p. 121-148 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
intuition
infant
Hand
event
1994

Calibration-based reasoning about collision events in 11-month-old infants

Kotovsky, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Feb 1994, In : Cognition. 51, 2, p. 107-129 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calibration
infant
event
Architectural Accessibility
Cylinder

How Do Infants Learn About the Physical World?

Baillargeon, R. L., Oct 1994, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 3, 5, p. 133-140 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical World

Mouthing and Grasping of Objects by Young Infants

Whyte, V. A., Mcdonald, P. V., Baillargeon, R. L. & Newell, K. M., Sep 1994, In : Ecological Psychology. 6, 3, p. 205-218 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mouth
Hand Strength
Experiments
Mouth
infant
1997

Object segregation in 8-month-old infants

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Feb 1 1997, In : Cognition. 62, 2, p. 121-149 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

segregation
infant
experiment
Segregation
Hand
1998

Effects of prior experience on 4.5-month-old infants' object segregation

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 1998, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 21, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Hand

Eight-and-a-half-month-old infants' reasoning about containment events

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 1998, In : Child development. 69, 3, p. 636-653 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
Research

Object Individuation in Infancy: The Use of Featural Information in Reasoning about Occlusion Events

Wilcox, T. & Baillargeon, R. L., Nov 1998, In : Cognitive Psychology. 37, 2, p. 97-155 59 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation
personality development
Information use
Ducks
event

Object individuation in young infants: Further evidence with an event-monitoring paradigm

Wilcox, T. & Baillargeon, R. L., Apr 1998, In : Developmental science. 1, 1, p. 127-142 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation
Aptitude

The development of calibration-based reasoning about collision events in young infants

Kotovsky, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 15 1998, In : Cognition. 67, 3, p. 311-351 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calibration
infant
event
Architectural Accessibility
Cylinder
1999

2.5-Month-Old Infants' Reasoning about When Objects Should and Should Not Be Occluded

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Sep 1999, In : Cognitive Psychology. 39, 2, p. 116-157 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Experiments
experiment
Play and Playthings

Perseveration and Problem Solving in Infancy

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1 1999, In : Advances in child development and behavior. 27, C, p. 135-180 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Psychology
Motor Skills
Task Performance and Analysis
Child Development
Personality

Young infants' expectations about hidden objects: A reply to three challenges

Baillargeon, R. L., May 1999, In : Developmental science. 2, 2, p. 115-132 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
2000

Infants' use of featural and experiential information in segregating and individuating objects: A reply to Xu, Carey and Welch (2000)

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 14 2000, In : Cognition. 74, 3, p. 255-284 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

visual perception
Visual Perception
Child Development
Cognition
cognition

Reasoning about collisions involving inert objects in 7.5-month-old infants

Kotovsky, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Aug 2000, In : Developmental science. 3, 3, p. 344-359 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Architectural Accessibility
Play and Playthings
Research
2001

Infants' Knowledge about Occlusion and Containment Events: A Surprising Discrepancy

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Psychological Science. 12, 2, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Learning
Research

Reasoning about containment events in very young infants

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Cognition. 78, 3, p. 207-245 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
Containment
Research
2002

Developments in young infants' reasoning about occluded objects

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Sep 1 2002, In : Cognitive Psychology. 45, 2, p. 267-336 70 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Experiments
experiment
ability

Event categorization in infancy

Baillargeon, R. L. & Wang, S. H., Feb 1 2002, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 6, 2, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Research
Individuation
2003

Perseverative responding in a violation-of-expectation task in 6.5-month-old infants

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1 2003, In : Cognition. 88, 3, p. 277-316 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Aptitude
experiment
Child Behavior

Reasoning about a hidden object after a delay: Evidence for robust representations in 5-month-old infants

Luo, Y., Baillargeon, R. L., Brueckner, L. & Munakata, Y., Jul 1 2003, In : Cognition. 88, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
evidence
interpretation
event
Research

Should all stationary objects move when hit? Developments in infants' causal and statistical expectations about collision events

Wang, S. H., Kaufman, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1 2003, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 26, 4, p. 529-567 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
Vertical Dimension
Architectural Accessibility
Aptitude
2004

Can 12 large clowns fit in a Mini Cooper? Or when are beliefs and reasoning explicit and conscious?

Baillargeon, R. L., Sep 1 2004, In : Developmental science. 7, 4, p. 422-424 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Infants' physical world

Baillargeon, R. L., Jun 1 2004, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 13, 3, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blindness
Teaching
Physical World
Physical
Change Blindness

Infants' reasoning about hidden objects: Evidence for event-general and event-specific expectations

Baillargeon, R., Sep 1 2004, In : Developmental science. 7, 4, p. 391-414 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Research

Young infants' reasoning about hidden objects: Evidence from violation-of-expectation tasks with test trials only

Wang, S. H., Baillargeon, R. L. & Brueckner, L., Oct 1 2004, In : Cognition. 93, 3, p. 167-198 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
evidence
experiment
Research
Violations
2005

Can a self-propelled box have a goal? - Psychological reasoning in 5-month-old infants

Luo, Y. & Baillargeon, R. L., Aug 1 2005, In : Psychological Science. 16, 8, p. 601-608 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Research Personnel
Research

Can infants attribute to an agent a disposition to perform a particular action?

Song, H. J., Baillargeon, R. & Fisher, C., Dec 1 2005, In : Cognition. 98, 2, p. B45-B55

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disposition
infant
Disposition
Research
evidence

Detecting continuity violations in infancy: A new account and new evidence from covering and tube events

Wang, S. H., Baillargeon, R. L. & Paterson, S., Mar 2005, In : Cognition. 95, 2, p. 129-173 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
continuity
event
evidence
Cognition

Do 15-month-old infants understand false beliefs?

Oniski, K. K. & Baillargeon, R. L., Apr 8 2005, In : Science. 308, 5719, p. 255-258 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
Research Personnel

Inducing infants to detect a physical violation in a single trial

Wang, S. H. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1 2005, In : Psychological Science. 16, 7, p. 542-549 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Research

When the ordinary seems unexpected: Evidence for incremental physical knowledge in young infants

Luo, Y. & Baillargeon, R. L., Apr 2005, In : Cognition. 95, 3, p. 297-328 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
evidence
Physical
knowledge
2006

Décalage in infants' knowledge about occlusion and containment events: Converging evidence from action tasks

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 1 2006, In : Cognition. 99, 2, p. B31-B41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Play and Playthings
toy
event
evidence

Infants' physical knowledge affects their change detection

Wang, S. H. & Baillargeon, R. L., Mar 1 2006, In : Developmental science. 9, 2, p. 173-181 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
2007

15-month-old infants detect violations in pretend scenarios

Onishi, K. H., Baillargeon, R. L. & Leslie, A. M., Jan 1 2007, In : Acta Psychologica. 124, 1, p. 106-128 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shoes
Drinking
Scenarios
Violations
Experiment